JWS Consulting is a division of Johnson Winter & Slattery providing commercial consulting services.
We are engaged by major Australian and international corporations as legal counsel on their business activities, disputes and most challenging matters.
Established in 1993 by Tony Johnson, Nigel Winter and Peter Slattery as a boutique corporate firm, JWS grew rapidly to become a leading independent Australian firm.
The quality of our legal advice and service to clients is recognised through independent industry recognition and direct client feedback.
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In 2018, we celebrated 25 years of long-lasting relationships with our valued clients.
Back in June 2017 we examined the final report of the Government’s review of the design and operation of the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) (the Callaghan Review). Following the Government’s...
On 14 March 2017, the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of NSW gave its decision in People for the Plains Incorporated v Santos NSW (Eastern) Pty Ltd  NSWCA 46 (Case). The Case considered...
Recent amendments to legislation aim to improve functionality regarding entering into petroleum agreements, even if relevant geological information is not fully known.
COAG Energy Council's Gas Market Reform Package adopts many of the recommendations for east coast gas market reform made by the AEMC and the ACCC earlier this year.
Two new pieces of legislation are expected to commence operation later this year, and are hoped to improve the oil & gas industry.
Are east coast gas markets fit for purpose? Are they competitive? A closer look at the case for change.
The Australian Competition Tribunal recently published its decision in respect of WA Gas Networks Pty Ltd’s (ATCO) review of the ERA’s revised access arrangement for the mid‑west and south‑west gas...
The Australian Government's Climate Change Plan will offer assistance for businesses including free allocation of permits to emissions-intensive, trade-exposed industries.
Entities taking part in the STTM should consider whether their exposure to the gas price justifies entry into derivatives and if so whether they will need to obtain an Australian Financial Services...